When rhetoric meets reality: Digital Accessibility, Persons With Disabilities and COVID-19
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On May 28 2020, in celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (May 21) the Internet Society Accessibility Special Interest Group (A11ySIG) hosted a webinar “When rhetoric meets reality: Digital Accessibility, Persons With Disabilities and COVID-19” This free webinar brought together digital accessibility experts and people with disabilities to discuss the digital accessibility outlook beyond COVID-19. The webinar aimed to share and offer a variety of ideas from different disabilities and different parts of the world.
David Berman, David Berman communications (Canada);
Naveed Haq, Regional Director Infrastructure and Connectivity, Asia Pacific Internet Society (Pakistan);
Gunela Astbrink, Vice President Accessibility SIG (Australia);
Fernando Botelho, F123 initiative (Brazil); Judy Okite, founder, Association for Accessibility and Equality (AAFE) (Kenya);
Peter Crosbie, advocate for the autistic community (France);
Lidia Best, Vice President, European Federation of Hard of Hearing (UK);
Manique Gunaratne, Manager, Specialized Training and Disability Resource Centre (Sri Lanka).
MODERATOR: Muhammad Shabbir Awan, President, ISOC Accessibility SIG.
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